WHAT IS SELF-CARE?

Self-care is the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider – World Health Organization.

THE 7 PILLARS OF SELF-CARE

Health Literacy Self Awareness Physical Activity Healthy Eating Risk Avoidance Good Hygiene Optimal Use of Products and Services

500,000

Number of additional Canadians who could have access to a doctor if 2% of patients who describe their cold symptoms as mild/minor implemented self-care.

OUR GOAL

To build a community of organizations who are making positive contributions in self-care, connecting and leveraging each other’s efforts to have the greatest impact on the health of Canadians.

   

SELF-CARE DAY

July 24, 2019

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